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Seollal Holiday Day 1 in South Korea

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which predates the Gregorian calendar.

Local names

NameLanguage
설날Korean
Seollal Holiday Day 1English
Seollal (Chinesisches Neujahr)German

Alternative name

Lunar New Year Holiday Day 1

Seollal Holiday Day 1 2014

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Seollal Holiday Day 1 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
List of dates for other years

Chinese New Year is celebrated worldwide to mark the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year and celebrations can last for about 15 days.

The Chinese New Year for 2014 is on January 31 and marks the start of the Year of the Horse.

Picture of a typical long dragon float for the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.

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About Seollal Holiday Day 1

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Seollal Holiday Day 1 Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
FriJan 261990Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuFeb 141991Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonFeb 31992Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 221993Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 91994Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonJan 301995Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunFeb 181996Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuFeb 61997Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
TueJan 271998Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonFeb 151999Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriFeb 42000Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
TueJan 232001Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonFeb 112002Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 312003Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedJan 212004Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
TueFeb 82005Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SatJan 282006Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SatFeb 172007Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 62008Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunJan 252009Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SatFeb 132010Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 22011Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunJan 222012Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SatFeb 92013Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuJan 302014Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
WedFeb 182015Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
SunFeb 72016Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 272017Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
ThuFeb 152018Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
MonFeb 42019Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday
FriJan 242020Seollal Holiday Day 1National holiday

Other holidays in January 2014 in South Korea

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